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Superintendents: 'Safety plans' aren't meant for sex assaults

Parents and guardians of high school girls have expressed outrage over the use of “School Safety Plans” in cases of sexual assault in North Andover. The plans serve as contracts that restrict where victims can be in school in relation to their attackers or accused attackers.


I-93 North Closed For An Hour After Man Hits Four Cars, NH State Police Say

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (CBS) – Troopers arrested a man Saturday evening after he allegedly hit four vehicles on I-93 North, rolled his own truck and then walked down the middle of the highway, shutting down I-93 North for an hour.


New England Treatment Access opens Brookline pot shop Saturday

BROOKLINE, Mass. — One of the first companies to sell recreational marijuana in Massachusetts has opened another location for recreational sales, and this one is the closest yet to the city of Boston.


Robert Kraft Apologizes Weeks After Being Charged In Florida Prostitution Bust

BOSTON (CBS) — Robert Kraft has spoken out after weeks of silence following accusations that he solicited sex from prostitutes twice in a Florida spa. He said in a statement Saturday that he “remained silent” for legal purposes but is “truly sorry.”


Multiple rollovers and wrecks on both sides of I-93 snarl traffic in Salem

SALEM -- Rush hour traffic was stalled Friday morning when at least six vehicles were involved in multiple accidents in the area of the 3.8 mile marker of Interstate 93. While first responders were dealing with two rollover accidents on the northbound side, several vehicles on the southbound side co


'We Thought That Was It': New Englanders Recall Rescue From Cruise Ship

Passengers said they did not think they would make it off a disabled cruise ship that was rocked by a storm off the coast of Norway. Rescue workers evacuated 1,300 passengers and crew by helicopter from the Viking Sky, which had encountered bad weather Saturday. The ship issued a mayday call after e


Salem bank robber who spent money on drugs, lottery gets year in jail

BRENTWOOD -- A Massachusetts man who robbed a Salem bank last year, and told police that he spent the money on drugs and scratch tickets, will avoid state prison time. Scott Hayward, 33, of Lawrence, Mass., was sentenced Wednesday to a year in the Rockingham County jail and must pay $6,903 in restit


Mueller report stays under wraps, minds of NH voters elswhere

Attorney General William Barr spent Saturday reviewing special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation into President Donald Trump and Russian election interference, but had not released any new information to the public by the evening.


State Rep. Ken Gordon Joins Middlesex County Restoration Center Commission

BEDFORD, MA – State Representative Ken Gordon (D – 21st Middlesex), who represents Precinct 3 in Wilmington, has officially been named to a commission tasked in part with breaking the cycle of arrest and incarceration for those with mental health and/or substance use disorders in Middlesex County.


Mass. Democrats pushing on Mueller report

As the nation’s attorney general reviewed a long-awaited report on the Trump-Russia investigation Saturday, top Massachusetts Democratic lawmakers renewed calls for that report to be made public.


Lawrence Holds St. Patrick's Day Parade, Honors First Responders

LAWRENCE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Lawrence held their annual St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday. At the event, first responders — who assisted during September’s gas explosions — were honored.


Wanted Cape Cod man arrested in Michigan, police say

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. — Provincetown police said a man who is wanted for assaulting a police officer has been arrested in Michigan. Darren Devine, 27, had three warrants out for his arrest on charges of assault and battery on a police officer, breaking and entering and destruction of property. He beca


Helicopters sent to rescue 1,300 passengers from cruise ship off Norway

CNN — Rescuers are scrambling to rescue about 1,300 passengers and crew from a cruise ship off Norway that suffered an engine failure, emergency officials said Saturday. The Viking Sky ship sent a distress signal Saturday due to "engine problems in bad weather," said Borghild Eldoen, a spokeswoman f


3 Teens Accused of Beating Autistic Teen, Burning Hair

Three teens have been charged with beating and burning the hair of another teen who is autistic. Seacoastonline.com reports the 18-year-old told police in Seabrook the three restrained him last fall, punched him and spat at him. He also said they flicked cigarette ash in his hair.


Methuen man held without bail after threatening neighbor

LAWRENCE — A Methuen man who police say threatened his neighbor with a gun and caused a disturbance that led to police calling in a SWAT team was ordered held without bail during his arraignment Friday.


Police: Missing woman found safe

LAWRENCE — Laura Espinal, 28, a Lawrence resident who was reported missing by her family Thursday, has been found, according to Detective Thomas Cuddy, spokesman for the Lawrence Police Department.


POLICE LOG for March 20: Homeless Camp Found Under Bridge; Bad Crash In Front Of McDonald’s

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights of the Wilmington Police Log for Wednesday, March 20, 2019:. A 2-vehicle crash with airbag deployment took place in front of McDonald’s. Child was in one of the vehicles. No injuries. Both vehicles towed. (7:20am)


Under the Lights: Pannos proves when there's a will, there's a way

Junior swimmer Will Pannos of North Andover and Central Catholic made the NESCAC All-Academic team again. The biology major boasts a 3.54 GPA. He finished in the top 12 in three individual events at the NESCAC Championships and was Middlebury’s top scorer at the meet.


New Hampshire officials unhappy with neighbors' nuclear option

The energy market in New England is a shared system, delicately negotiated across state lines. Environmental policies in the region — less so. As most of the New England states pursue aggressive goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transition to clean energy sources, some of their methods ar


Kraft Says He's 'Sorry' in 1st Statement Since Arrest

Robert Kraft issued his first statement on Saturday since being arrested last month. "I am truly sorry. I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me to a higher standard," his statement said.